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‘Welcome to Hyunam-Dong Bookshop’: Books and other literary reassurances in uncertain times

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Article
https://scroll.in/article/1059586/welcome-to-hyunam-dong-bookshop-books-and-other-literary-reassurances-in-uncertain-times
Journal
Scroll.in
Issued Date
November 26, 2023
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Language
English(English)
Country
INDIA
City
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Book
Welcome to the Hyunam-dong Bookshop
Writer
Hwang Bo-reum
Translator
Shanna Tan

About the Author

  • Hwang Bo-reum
  • Birth : Unknown ~ Unknown
  • Occupation : -
  • First Name : Bo-reum
  • Family Name : Hwang
  • Korean Name : 황보름
  • ISNI : -
  • Works : 4
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  • English(English)

I finished Welcome to Hyunam-Dong Bookshop the day I visited The Bookshop Inc at Lodhi Road in Delhi. Before my visit, I had been wondering why so many writers like to situate their books inside bookshops. From Calvino to Yagisawa, books where a bookshop plays an important role could be a genre unto itself.

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